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Wingfoot Three To Visit Mansfield On Thursday

18 Jun , 2020  

By: 1812Blockhouse Staff

Since 1925, the Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company has been showcasing its brand with a series of lighter than air craft. Until 2014, this was accomplished through a blimp, which is a non-rigid airship; the company now uses three semi-rigid dirigibles, but calls them “blimps” out of a sense of tradition.

On Thursday, Mansfielders and many Richland Countians will get to see Goodyear’s “Wingfoot Three,” which measures 246.4 feet in length and 64.79 in height. The airship will be here as part of a flyover honoring frontline COVID-19 first responders — in our case, saluting the staff at OhioHealth Mansfield Hospital. More…

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